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3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable | Inc.com

There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people could be doing more or better work.<p>Rather than first finding fault with the …

Employment

Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

10 Essential Bottles of Rum

Experience the original drink of the colonies<p>Paul Yellin is tired of hearing that rum is the new bourbon. “Rum was here long before bourbon,” says the owner of the new <b>Cane Rhum Bar</b> in Charleston, South Carolina. “It was the original drink of the colonies, and that included the United States.” In …

Americans are finally meditating because corporations are telling them to

Yunha Kim built the meditation app Simple Habit after experiencing the grinding pressure of building and selling her first startup Locket (a smartphone lock-screen app) in 2015.<p>“I was so stressed at my previous startup that I started meditating five to eight times a day…and became a power user of …

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100

<i>This definitive guide to affordable Scotch explores everything you need to know about the world’s most popular single malt whisky, including</i> …

Emerging technology will be here sooner than expected

Augmented reality (AR), voice assistants, and the expansion of engagement platforms will be at the forefront of digital disruption over the next six years, according to predictions made by Gartner during its Symposium/ITxpo 2016.<p>Following these emerging trends can help businesses stay ahead of the …

5 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system often skips one of them. This is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Depression Vs. Perfectly Hidden Depression: The Difference In The Diagnosis

Perhaps you, or someone you love, has taken The Beck Depression Inventory.<p>It's a very well-known questionnaire, that's often used to determine if someone meets the criteria for depression.<p>It's self-scored. It's easy to understand. It covers the mental, emotional and physical aspects of depression, …

5 realistic ways to work less but get more done

When 8 p.m. rolls around, you slam your head against the keyboard because you're still not done.<p>Sound familiar?<p>It's no shocker that Americans are overworked. 53% claim to be overworked and approaching the burnt-out phase (if they're not already there).<p>But what if you could do <i>more</i> work in <i>less</i> time, …

6 golden rules to learn anything in record time

The speed at which we learn anything can determine the quality of our lives.<p>Imagine if you could pick up that skill you’ve always wanted to learn, in a matter of months versus years. How would that affect your life?<p>Countless learning experts and researchers have shown us that it is possible to …

Motivation

The Only 8 Moves Necessary to Be Fit and Build Muscle

We train to be fit and to build muscle by doing a myriad of exercises and different moves, adding weight as we get stronger. That’s how we load the …

The First Step To Getting More In Touch With Your Spirituality

All you need is a night sky, states one religious scholar.<p>With more and more people identifying themselves as "spiritual, not religious," the path to connecting with a higher power has become a deeply personal one. Different people tap into their spirituality in different ways, but there is often …

5 must-play games for the new Apple TV

Apple TV’s killer feature is the App Store. And with an App Store comes games.<p>I don’t care what near-sighted gaming sites are saying. Sure, Apple’s new box doesn’t have a whole lot of gaming content yet, but it has some great offerings if you poke around a bit. I’m finding games for the new Apple …

7 Questions Only the Smartest Job Candidates Ask | Inc.com

You've interviewed potential employees. I have too: Over the years I interviewed well over a thousand candidates for job openings. (Don't ask.)<p>And I'm willing to bet the part of thejob interview when you ask the candidate, "Do you have any questions for me?" almost always seemed like a waste of …

Employment